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Friday October 31, 2014
8:30 AM

University of Houston Hilton

Houston Law Review presents "Marriage Equality as a Testing Ground for Original Meaning" at The 19th Annual Frankel Lecture. The event is free and continental breakfast is provided. RSVP by ...

10:00 AM
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Join Zadok Jewelers for a holiday shopping experience with proceeds benefiting the American Cancer Society. The event features Longines and Monblanc, along with personal appearances by designers Heather B. Moore ...

10:00 AM
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Add 2014 International Quilt Festival to your calendar.

Quilters and quilt lovers of all ages will flood Houston for the annual International Quilt Festival. More than 1,000 quilts and other fabric-art pieces are on display and for ...

2:00 PM
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Add Eighth Annual Russian Documentary ... to your calendar.

Russian Cultural Center

The collection of films in this festival focuses in life in modern Russia and other parts of the former Soviet Union. Special guests will offer remarks prior to screenings and ...

5:00 PM
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Add Brenner's on the ... to your calendar.

Dine on a Halloween-themed four-course dinner that features hair-raising cocktail pairings with each dish. Come dressed in your favorite Halloween costume.

5:30 PM
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Pier 22 - Galveston

The narrated exploration of spooky corners and tragic sites in and around Galveston's storied harbor takes place onboard aboard the 50-foot passenger boat Seagull II, with departures from the ...

6:00 PM
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Alamo Drafthouse - Vintage Park

Alamo Drafthouse Cinemas Houston presents Evolution of a Criminal, a documentary based on the true story of Darius Clark Monroe, who is also the director of the film. Take a ...

6:00 PM
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Add Third Annual Mediterranean Film ... to your calendar.

The third annual festival of films from around and about the Mediterranean Sea includes selections from Greece, Turkey, Israel, France, Spain, Croatia and Italy. Schedule: Oct. 31, 6 p.m ...

6:00 PM
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Add Halloween Trick-Or-Treat at CityCentre to your calendar.

CityCentre will offer its pint-sized visitors and parents the opportunity to comb the district for tasty treasures during a district-wide trick-or-treat. Meet in the plaza to pick up your map ...

6:00 PM
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Add Love Street Art Ball ... to your calendar.

Flash back to the '60s, the nostalgic decade of pop art, fashion and music. Warhol, Twiggy, The Velvet Underground and Nico and other artsy gurus were hanging out at the ...

6:00 PM
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Add 2014 Scream on the ... to your calendar.

Have a spooky good time at Houston's seventh annual citywide costume contest and Halloween celebration for the whole family. The event will also include a screening of the film ...

6:30 PM
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Add Eighth Annual Bayou City ... to your calendar.

Get your spooky on with Bayou City Outdoors and hike and slither your way through Memorial Park. Those who make it out of the forest in one piece will enjoy ...

7:00 PM
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Add Houston Storytellers Guild Performance ... to your calendar.

Marmion Park

Join storytellers from the Houston Storytellers Guild for a program of ghost tales told outside at Marmion Park. Bring snacks, a blanket or chairs, and prepare to be scared. Performance ...

7:00 PM
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Add Eighth Annual Montrose Crawl to your calendar.

Get your costume on and hit 12 restaurants and bars between Dunlavy and Montrose on Westheimer, including Brasil, Poison Girl, Pistolero's, Boondocks, Stone's Throw, Etro Lounge, Catbirds, Royal ...

7:00 PM
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MECA

The soiree will feature a silent auction of Day of the Dead-themed visual art created by local artists, appetizers and open bar, and a fun and festival atmosphere. The highlight ...

7:00 PM
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Add "Howl at the Moon ... to your calendar.

Guests will enjoy a three-course meal with wine pairings by the Texas Wine School along the moonlit meadow while participating in a  hay maze, star gazing and eliciting the calls ...

7:00 PM
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Add 2014 Ghouls Ball to your calendar.

J.W. Marriott Houston Downtown Hotel

The new JW Marriott Houston Downtown dresses up in style for a night of dancing treats and surprises.

7:00 PM
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Add 2014 Critical Mass at ... to your calendar.

Critical Mass is an informal bike group that meets the last Friday of every month to ride around the city, raise awareness and advocate for a bicycle-friendly urban environment. All ...

7:00 PM
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The legendary Werner Herzog interprets Dracula with frequent collaborator Klaus Kinski as the vampire. Isabelle Adjani and Bruno Ganz costar in the remarkable homage to F. W. Murnau's 1922 ...

7:00 PM
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Add Local Neighborfood Halloween Launch ... to your calendar.

David Adickes SculptrWorx Studio

Local Neighborfood launches in Houston with a Halloween event. Guests will enjoy a seasonal, locally sourced four-course dinner, alongside live entertainment and a costume contest. Part of the proceeds will ...

7:00 PM
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Add "You're History!" Dinner ... to your calendar.

Ashton Villa

It's an evening of dinner and deception at the historic home of Miss Bettie Brown, where the award-winning Murder Mystery Texas has created a specially scripted evening for 100 ...

7:30 PM
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Add HITS Theatre presents The ... to your calendar.

A new stage of the Addams Family saga — and it's every father's nightmare. Wednesday Addams, the ultimate princess of darkness, has grown up and fallen in love with ...

7:30 PM
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Add Eighth Annual Russian Documentary ... to your calendar.

Russian Cultural Center

The collection of films in this festival focuses in life in modern Russia and other parts of the former Soviet Union. Special guests will offer remarks prior to screenings and ...

7:30 PM
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Add Houston Family Arts Center ... to your calendar.

Houston Family Arts Center

Based on Agatha Christie's best-selling novel, And Then There Were None is the story of 10 strangers invited to a deserted island and picked off one by one. This ...

7:30 PM
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Alley Kat Bar & Lounge

This interactive and immersive Halloween entertainment and costume event features live music, DJs and food and drink specials.

7:30 PM
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Add Houston Grand Opera presents ... to your calendar.

Così fan tutte, the third and final collaboration between Mozart and Lorenzo da Ponte, is a study in contrasts: A story of a friendly wager gone awry paired with music ...

8:00 PM
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Add Bayou City Theatrics presents ... to your calendar.

The Kaleidoscope

Richard O'Brien's The Rocky Horror Show will be produced at Bayou City Theatrics' new home, The Kaleidoscope. Returning to Houston to reprise the leading role, Tye Blue straps ...

8:00 PM
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Add Houston Zombie Walk hosts ... to your calendar.

"Zombie Prom" is hosted by 94.5 The Buzz's Theresa and 2014 Playboy Cybergirl of the Year Elizabeth Marxs. Dance the night away to a Zombie DJ spinning Halloween ...

8:00 PM
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Add Alley Theatre presents Dracula ... to your calendar.

Lyndall Finley Wortham Theatre - University of Houston

Featuring iconic costume and set designs by Edward Gorey, Alley Theatre's production is based on the original 1927 adaptation of the classic thriller that balances the menace of the ...

8:00 PM
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Add Houston Symphony presents "Ragtime ... to your calendar.

Byron Stripling returns to Houston to showcase ragtime masters like Scott Joplin and Jelly Roll Morton and blues legends B.B. King and Muddy Waters. Hear Stripling entertaining anecdotes about ...

8:00 PM
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Add MJR Theatricals/Music Box ... to your calendar.

From musical theater's most renowned composer, Company by Stephen Sondheim is a game-changing, sophisticated and honest look at modern adult relationships. On his 35th birthday, Bobby, a commitment-phobic bachelor ...

8:00 PM
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Add Stages Repertory Theatre presents ... to your calendar.

How's a queen to keep her head in the middle of a revolution? David Adjmi's modern Queen Marie delights her confidantes with wild whims and inspires her subjects ...

9:00 PM
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Add Mr. Peeples Second Annual ... to your calendar.

The Second Annual Mr. Peeples (Mr. Creetures) Halloween Party features light bites, tricks and treats, a costume contest, a Smilebooth photo booth, go-go dancers and screenings of horror movies. The ...

10:00 PM
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Add Prohibition Supperclub and Bar ... to your calendar.

Prohibition Supperclub and Bar

The soon-to-open Prohibition Supperclub and Bar, which is scheduled to open for dinner Nov. 2, is offering a glimpse of the grand theater where a dinner and show will feature ...

10:00 PM
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Add "HalloweenHTX - Saints and Sinners ... to your calendar.

Silver Street Studios

"Saints and Sinners," held from 10 p.m. to 4 a.m., celebrates one of the hottest nights of the year. Starting the night will be IDT Band, one of ...

Saturday November 01, 2014
7:00 AM
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Add 2014 Houston Walk to ... to your calendar.

The Alzheimer's Association Houston and Southeast Texas Chapter Walk to End Alzheimer's is the world's largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer's care, support ...

9:00 AM
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Add 42nd Annual Jewish Book ... to your calendar.

Evelyn Rubenstein Jewish Community Center

The two week celebration of books, arts and culture — which runs from Nov. 1-16 — will host a bevy of author presentations, films,  concerts and a full day of entertainment for ...

9:00 AM
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Add 2014 Buffalo Bayou Partnership ... to your calendar.

Buffalo Bayou Partnership I-610 and Woodway

Come experience the heart of Houston while gliding down its flowing bayou in a kayak. These are fun, group trips for all skill levels of paddlers. Join other water-loers, from ...

10:00 AM
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Add HTX BikeFest to your calendar.

This cool fest brings cyclists and bike enthusiasts from all over the city to celebrate their favorite mode of transportation — bikes. The event kicks-off with an all-day swap meet boasting ...

10:00 AM
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Add Houston Symphony presents "African ... to your calendar.

Explore one of the world's most diverse and fascinating continents: Africa. This passport adventure guides you through the sounds of exotic wildlife, beloved characters with Disney's The Lion ...

10:00 AM
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Add Writespace Workshop: "Make It ... to your calendar.

Writespace Houston - Silver Street Studios

A successful picture book is an art form that combines lyrical language and dynamic images, each dependent on the other. To compete, the work must shine and follow the conventions ...

10:00 AM
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Heights of Health

The Second Annual Healthy Living Day is a fun, free community event during which guests will meet local businesses that especially in ways to live a healthier-greener-holistic-organic-loving lifestyle. Pets are ...

10:00 AM
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Add National Museum of Funeral ... to your calendar.

National Museum of Funeral History

Learn more about the Latin customs surrounding Dia de los Muertos, which are celebrations held for deceased loved ones. Explore authentic altars made by local artists, commemorate your loved one ...

10:00 AM
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Add Architecture Center Houston Walking ... to your calendar.

Montrose is one of the most diverse and interesting neighborhoods in Houston with some of the city's best architecture, including spectacular mansions, charming bungalows, the campus of the University ...

10:00 AM
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Add Houston Fine Art Festival ... to your calendar.

National artisans offer a wide array of original artwork at this festival held at Discovery Green.

10:00 AM
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Add Stone Acorn Builders' Southern ... to your calendar.

Southern Living Showcase Home

Stone Acorn Builders, a member of the Southern Living Custom Builder Program, hosts Houston's Southern Living "Home for the Holidays" Showcase Home in West University Place. Proceeds from the ...

10:00 AM
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Add Blessington Farms' Pumpkin Patch ... to your calendar.

Blessington Farms

Enjoy a pumpkin patch and fall festivities at Blessington Farms. An outing for the entire family, the farm hosts activities such as hay rides, giant slides, pedal cars, hay maze ...

10:00 AM
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Add 2014 International Quilt Festival to your calendar.

Quilters and quilt lovers of all ages will flood Houston for the annual International Quilt Festival. More than 1,000 quilts and other fabric-art pieces are on display and for ...

10:00 AM
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Add Holiday Shopping Card Trunk ... to your calendar.

Join Zadok Jewelers for a holiday shopping experience with proceeds benefiting the American Cancer Society. The event features Longines and Monblanc, along with personal appearances by designers Heather B. Moore ...

10:30 AM
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Add Holocaust Museum Houston hosts ... to your calendar.

Holocaust Museum Houston will offer tours that focus on the life and ministry of the German Lutheran theologian pastor Dietrich Bonhoeffer, whose actions against the Nazi Party and his message ...

11:00 AM
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MECA

The MECA festival is a public celebration of community folk art traditions that commemorate family and community ancestors. Festival events include a community altar exhibit (on display from Oct. 13 ...

11:00 AM
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Add First Saturday Arts Market ... to your calendar.

548 W 19th St

The First Saturday Arts Market is a monthly outdoor fine arts event that features the works of dozens of visual artists. Located in the historic Houston Heights between Gen's ...

11:00 AM
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Add Dia De Los Muertos ... to your calendar.

El Big Bad

The Fourth Annual Dia de los Muertos Festival, presented by Don Julio Tequila and Saint Arnold Brewing Co., features a variety of food and drink specials including the Santo beer ...

11:30 AM
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Add Houston Symphony presents "African ... to your calendar.

Explore one of the world's most diverse and fascinating continents: Africa. This passport adventure guides you through the sounds of exotic wildlife, beloved characters with Disney's The Lion ...

11:30 AM
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Add Tequila Luncheon with Don ... to your calendar.

El Big Bad

Tequila Don Julio's master distiller Enrique de Colsa comes to Houston for a Tequila luncheon. Taste the Blanco, Reposado, Anejo and the new Don Julio 70 Anejo Claro while ...

12:00 PM
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Add 27th Annual Día de ... to your calendar.

Lawndale's 27th annual Día de los Muertos celebration continues with a fiesta for families and children that honors participating teachers and students whose artwork can be viewed in ...

12:00 PM
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Add Fifth Annual Egungun Omoniyi ... to your calendar.

Elsys Bird and Feed Store

This annual event is a traditional Yoruba masquerade celebration to honor one's ancestors through costumed ritual dancing, drumming and food. An opening prayer is said in both the English ...

2:00 PM
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Add Newspring Student Art Auction to your calendar.

Newspring Center

Newspring's student art auction features the work of collegiate artists, Spring Branch ISD art teachers and professional artists. Proceeds from art sales will go toward underwriting college education.

2:30 PM
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Add Alley Theatre presents Dracula ... to your calendar.

Lyndall Finley Wortham Theatre - University of Houston

Featuring iconic costume and set designs by Edward Gorey, Alley Theatre's production is based on the original 1927 adaptation of the classic thriller that balances the menace of the ...

3:00 PM
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MECA

The program will consist of classical, folk and popular Latin-American songs accompanied by a contemporary American rhythm section and traditional folk instruments. Houston Girls Chorus and VOX – The Rob Seible ...

3:00 PM
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Add 2014 Battle of the ... to your calendar.

The Battle of the Piney Woods dates back to 1923, making it the fourth-oldest college football rivalry in the state of Texas. Sam Houston State holds a 50-35-2 edge in ...

4:00 PM
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Add Houston City Dance presents ... to your calendar.

City Dance Studio

Featuring the City Dance Ensemble and 5.Seven, the event showcases works in progress by Sherese Campbell, Stephanie Sermas and Jaimee Vilela, as well as performances by various jazz, modern ...

4:00 PM
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Add Third Annual Mediterranean Film ... to your calendar.

The third annual festival of films from around and about the Mediterranean Sea includes selections from Greece, Turkey, Israel, France, Spain, Croatia and Italy. Schedule: Oct. 31, 6 p.m ...

5:00 PM
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Add Archway Gallery opening reception ... to your calendar.

Archway Gallery

Shirl Riccetti's energetic watercolors and acrylics reflect her travels and surroundings. These paintings are visual stories told through the artist's use of expressive lines and color, with humor ...

5:00 PM
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Add Jung Center art opening ... to your calendar.

Best Laid Plans is an exhibition of collages by Houston artist Russell Prince. Found materials, aged elements and dusky colors dominate Prince's work, which explores the effects of time ...

5:00 PM
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Add Alphons Mucha Presentation to your calendar.

Czech Cultural Center Houston

Visit the gallery in the Czech Center Museum for a talk and question-and-answer session about artist Alphons Mucha, Czech Art Nouveau painter. Mucha prints will be on display along with ...

6:00 PM
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Add "Bejeweled: Art for Success ... to your calendar.

Winter Street Studios

"Bejeweled: Art for Success and Independence" is a silent and live auction fundraising event that benefits The Center for Success and Independence, a residential treatment program that provides comprehensive, compassionate ...

6:00 PM
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Add Redbud Gallery art opening ... to your calendar.

Redbud Gallery

There is no "I" in suburb is a series of pastel drawings by Philadelphia-based artist R. Michael Wommack. The works are his observations of growing up in an archetypal American ...

6:00 PM
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G Gallery

G Gallery hosts an exhibition of new works by Kelly Alison. On view through Nov. 30.

6:00 PM
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Bayou City Event Center

Party with the PugHearts crew at this pug party, sponsored by Fielder Electric Supply Company. All of the proceeds raised during this event will benefit Pugs in PugHearts' care. Guests ...

6:00 PM
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Add Eighth Annual Russian Documentary ... to your calendar.

Russian Cultural Center

The collection of films in this festival focuses in life in modern Russia and other parts of the former Soviet Union. Special guests will offer remarks prior to screenings and ...

6:15 PM
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Add 2014 Halo House Gala to your calendar.

Bayou City Event Center

The Halo House Gala features an elegant multi-course meal, live and silent auctions with fantastic prizes, and performances of acrobatic feats by Cirque Imagination. The gala will be hosted by ...

7:00 PM
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Add Czech Film Screening: Listopad to your calendar.

Czech Cultural Center Houston

Based on the events and protests of the historic Velvet Revolution in the Czech Republic, Listopad tells a story of living under Communism in 1989 from the perspective of students ...

7:00 PM
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Add Restorations and Revivals film ... to your calendar.

The legendary Werner Herzog interprets Dracula with frequent collaborator Klaus Kinski as the vampire. Isabelle Adjani and Bruno Ganz costar in the remarkable homage to F. W. Murnau's 1922 ...

7:30 PM
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Add HITS Theatre presents The ... to your calendar.

A new stage of the Addams Family saga — and it's every father's nightmare. Wednesday Addams, the ultimate princess of darkness, has grown up and fallen in love with ...

7:30 PM
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Add Houston Grand Opera presents ... to your calendar.

The ancient Greeks called it hamartia — a tragic character flaw that can destroy even the mightiest of humans. This idea is at the core of Shakespeare's magnificent play and ...

7:30 PM
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Add Ad Deum Dance Company ... to your calendar.

Houston Community College Performing Arts Center

Ad Deum Dance Company and its artistic sidekick, AD2, will join forces to create an evening of fast, furious and fun modern dance offerings. This shared bill will include a ...

7:30 PM
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Add Houston Family Arts Center ... to your calendar.

Houston Family Arts Center

Based on Agatha Christie's best-selling novel, And Then There Were None is the story of 10 strangers invited to a deserted island and picked off one by one. This ...

7:30 PM
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Add Annual "Spirit of Houston ... to your calendar.

Moores School of Music (120 School Of Music Bldg.)

Support the "Spirit of Houston" Cougar Marching Band at a fun-filled evening of music and dance.

7:30 PM
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Shepherd School of Music

The Shepherd School Opera presents the Houston premiere of Monteverdi's Baroque setting of Homer's epic. The creative team includes Richard Bado, conductor, and Tara Faircloth, stage director. Sung ...

8:00 PM
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Add Et Voila Theatre presents ... to your calendar.

Frenetic Theater

French-speaking theater group Et Voilà Théâtre presents Bal-Trap, a bittersweet drama by Xavier Durringer. The action takes place after a popular gig on the village square, where two young ...

8:00 PM
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Add Stages Repertory Theatre presents ... to your calendar.

How's a queen to keep her head in the middle of a revolution? David Adjmi's modern Queen Marie delights her confidantes with wild whims and inspires her subjects ...

8:00 PM
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Add MJR Theatricals/Music Box ... to your calendar.

From musical theater's most renowned composer, Company by Stephen Sondheim is a game-changing, sophisticated and honest look at modern adult relationships. On his 35th birthday, Bobby, a commitment-phobic bachelor ...

8:00 PM
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Add Third Annual Mediterranean Film ... to your calendar.

The third annual festival of films from around and about the Mediterranean Sea includes selections from Greece, Turkey, Israel, France, Spain, Croatia and Italy. Schedule: Oct. 31, 6 p.m ...

8:00 PM
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Add Houston Symphony presents "Ragtime ... to your calendar.

Byron Stripling returns to Houston to showcase ragtime masters like Scott Joplin and Jelly Roll Morton and blues legends B.B. King and Muddy Waters. Hear Stripling entertaining anecdotes about ...

8:00 PM
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Add Alley Theatre presents Dracula ... to your calendar.

Lyndall Finley Wortham Theatre - University of Houston

Featuring iconic costume and set designs by Edward Gorey, Alley Theatre's production is based on the original 1927 adaptation of the classic thriller that balances the menace of the ...

8:30 PM
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Add Station Theater Comedy Variety ... to your calendar.

Station Theater

Join Station Theater's own Kelly Juneau and friends as they take guests on a variety show journey that includes standup, sketch, improv, stories, music and more. The show is ...

10:00 PM
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Prohibition Supperclub and Bar

The soon-to-open Prohibition Supperclub and Bar, which is scheduled to open for dinner Nov. 2, is offering a glimpse of the grand theater where a dinner and show will feature ...

Sunday November 02, 2014
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Add 2014 Bayou Bikers at ... to your calendar.

Bayou Bikers meet at Market Square on the first Sunday of the month for 25-mile to 40-mile bike rides exploring the bayous of Houston. Rides are open to all. Mountain ...

9:00 AM
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Add 42nd Annual Jewish Book ... to your calendar.

Evelyn Rubenstein Jewish Community Center

The two week celebration of books, arts and culture — which runs from Nov. 1-16 — will host a bevy of author presentations, films,  concerts and a full day of entertainment for ...

10:00 AM
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Add The Market at Mid-Main to your calendar.

Mid-Main Block

Mid Main Houston's independently owned businesses and vendors gather for a casual shopping event filled with handcrafted accessories, art, body products, paper goods, home goods, vintage clothing and repurposed ...

10:00 AM
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Add Stone Acorn Builders' Southern ... to your calendar.

Southern Living Showcase Home

Stone Acorn Builders, a member of the Southern Living Custom Builder Program, hosts Houston's Southern Living "Home for the Holidays" Showcase Home in West University Place. Proceeds from the ...

10:00 AM
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Add 2014 International Quilt Festival to your calendar.

Quilters and quilt lovers of all ages will flood Houston for the annual International Quilt Festival. More than 1,000 quilts and other fabric-art pieces are on display and for ...

11:00 AM
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Add Houston Fine Art Festival ... to your calendar.

National artisans offer a wide array of original artwork at this festival held at Discovery Green.

11:00 AM
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Add MECA's 15th Annual ... to your calendar.

MECA

The MECA festival is a public celebration of community folk art traditions that commemorate family and community ancestors. Festival events include a community altar exhibit (on display from Oct. 13 ...

12:00 PM
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Add National Museum of Funeral ... to your calendar.

National Museum of Funeral History

Learn more about the Latin customs surrounding Dia de los Muertos, which are celebrations held for deceased loved ones. Explore authentic altars made by local artists, commemorate your loved one ...

12:00 PM
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Add Houston Family Magazine hosts ... to your calendar.

The event includes face painting, fun activities, food trucks, inflatables, arts and crafts, door prizes, music, performances on stage, swag bags and more.

12:15 PM
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Add MFAH art opening: Treasures ... to your calendar.

This sweeping panorama celebrates the artistic achievements of the Joseon dynasty, a line of 27 monarchs who ruled the Korean peninsula for more than 500 years and left a substantial ...

1:00 PM
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Add Houston Zen Center hosts ... to your calendar.

Houston Zen Center

Actor, activist and Zen priest Peter Coyote returns to the Houston Zen Center to conduct his popular mask workshop. Zen Buddhism talks about "finding your original face before your parents ...

1:00 PM
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Add Da Camera presents Morton ... to your calendar.

Dedicated to one of the giants of abstract impressionism, Philip Guston, and performed among the monumental paintings of another, Mark Rothko, Morton Feldman's For Philip Guston is five-hour piece ...

2:00 PM
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Add Bayou City Performing Arts ... to your calendar.

Laura Rathe Fine Art

Bayou City Performing Arts (The Gay Men's Chorus of Houston and The Bayou City Women's Chorus) hosts an open house for guests to enjoy singing, dancing, food and ...

2:00 PM
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Add HCC Chamber Music Series ... to your calendar.

Performing Arts Theatre, Houston Community College-Spring Branch Campus

Houston Symphony violinist Tina Zhang and violist Wei Jiang will be joined by HCC Chamber Music Series director and pianist Sherry Cheng in a program of chamber music gems that ...

2:00 PM
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Add Houston Grand Opera presents ... to your calendar.

Così fan tutte, the third and final collaboration between Mozart and Lorenzo da Ponte, is a study in contrasts: A story of a friendly wager gone awry paired with music ...

2:00 PM
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Add Cinema Bomar presents "The ... to your calendar.

Based on audience suggestions from the previous show, 14 Pews continues its awakening process with a slightly modified program, toning down the grimness with a tiny bit of hope, at ...

2:30 PM
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Add Alley Theatre presents Dracula ... to your calendar.

Lyndall Finley Wortham Theatre - University of Houston

Featuring iconic costume and set designs by Edward Gorey, Alley Theatre's production is based on the original 1927 adaptation of the classic thriller that balances the menace of the ...

3:00 PM
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Add Aperio, Music of the ... to your calendar.

Aperio, Music of the Americas, in collaboration with Texas Gallery, presents "Heroic Measures – Dynamic Duos for Cello and Piano," featuring music by Samuel Barber, Lukas Foss, Marlos Nobre and Astor ...

3:00 PM
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Add Houston Family Arts Center ... to your calendar.

Houston Family Arts Center

Based on Agatha Christie's best-selling novel, And Then There Were None is the story of 10 strangers invited to a deserted island and picked off one by one. This ...

3:00 PM
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Add Fall Art Series at ... to your calendar.

Join CityCentre in the Plaza for the annual Fall Art Series on the first and third Sundays of October and November from 3-6 p.m. Local artists and artisans will ...

3:00 PM
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Add Stages Repertory Theatre presents ... to your calendar.

How's a queen to keep her head in the middle of a revolution? David Adjmi's modern Queen Marie delights her confidantes with wild whims and inspires her subjects ...

4:00 PM
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Add Houston Youth Symphony Fall ... to your calendar.

Shepherd School of Music

The award-winning Houston Youth Symphony opens the 2014-15 season with this performance. Featuring fine young musicians from the region performing in four ensembles, the concert includes works of Stravinsky, Mussorgsky ...

4:00 PM
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Add Third Annual Mediterranean Film ... to your calendar.

The third annual festival of films from around and about the Mediterranean Sea includes selections from Greece, Turkey, Israel, France, Spain, Croatia and Italy. Schedule: Oct. 31, 6 p.m ...

4:30 PM
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Add Rice University's Baker ... to your calendar.

A special retrospective of the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall and the end of the Cold War will take place at Rice University's Baker Institute ...

5:00 PM
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Cafe TH

The menu style will be a la carte, with dishes being on a first-come, first-served basis. Reservations will not be accepted. This concept of fun, fast, casual and delicious food ...

5:00 PM
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Add Houston Girls Chorus and ... to your calendar.

South Main Baptist Church

The program will consist of classical, folk and popular Latin-American songs accompanied by a contemporary American rhythm section and traditional folk instruments. Houston Girls Chorus and VOX – The Rob Seible ...

7:00 PM
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The legendary Werner Herzog interprets Dracula with frequent collaborator Klaus Kinski as the vampire. Isabelle Adjani and Bruno Ganz costar in the remarkable homage to F. W. Murnau's 1922 ...

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Lyndall Finley Wortham Theatre - University of Houston

Featuring iconic costume and set designs by Edward Gorey, Alley Theatre's production is based on the original 1927 adaptation of the classic thriller that balances the menace of the ...

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Byron Stripling returns to Houston to showcase ragtime masters like Scott Joplin and Jelly Roll Morton and blues legends B.B. King and Muddy Waters. Hear Stripling entertaining anecdotes about ...

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Add Third Annual Mediterranean Film ... to your calendar.

The third annual festival of films from around and about the Mediterranean Sea includes selections from Greece, Turkey, Israel, France, Spain, Croatia and Italy. Schedule: Oct. 31, 6 p.m ...

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Arena Theatre

Terry Fator, a professional ventriloquist, impressionist, comedian and singer, will perform at the Arena Theatre.

Monday November 03, 2014
9:00 AM
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Evelyn Rubenstein Jewish Community Center

The two week celebration of books, arts and culture — which runs from Nov. 1-16 — will host a bevy of author presentations, films,  concerts and a full day of entertainment for ...

11:00 AM
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Add Holocaust Museum Houston's ... to your calendar.

Join for this annual luncheon that honors dedicated Houstonians who have worked to enhance the lives of others. This year's honorees are Holocaust survivor Edith Mincberg and the late ...

12:00 PM
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Golf Club of Houston Tournament Course

Celebrating 43 years of service, Palmer Drug Abuse Program Houston has touched thousands of lives and saved many along the way. To date, this tournament has raised more than $3 ...

6:15 PM
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Evelyn Rubenstein Jewish Community Center

Stella Adler began her career in Yiddish theatre on Manhattan's Lower East Side and from there went on to revolutionize modern day acting. She devoted her life to the ...

6:30 PM
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Add MFAH Conversations with the ... to your calendar.

Conversations with the Director is a series of talks with MFAH director Gary Tinterow, who engages an eclectic roster of guests in one-on-one conversations about the arts. On Nov. 3 ...

6:30 PM
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Add Montalbano Mondays Film Series ... to your calendar.

The Italian Cultural Community Center

For three consecutive Monday nights, follow in the footsteps of Il Commissario Montalbano on his adventures in Sicilia. The evening includes a presentation and lecture by Sandra Celli Harris and ...

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Add Lecture: "Recovering a Vision ... to your calendar.

Riverside United Methodist Church

Introduced to Mohandas Gandhi's philosophy of nonviolence as a Methodist missionary in India, the Rev. James Lawson brought those strategies with him when he joined Dr. Martin Luther King ...

7:30 PM
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Shepherd School of Music

The Shepherd School Opera presents the Houston premiere of Monteverdi's Baroque setting of Homer's epic. The creative team includes Richard Bado, conductor, and Tara Faircloth, stage director. Sung ...

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This concert presentation, led by Riccardo Chailly, marks a significant, historic partnership with the City of Houston, Houston-Leipzig Sister City Association and the Houston Symphony, marking the 25th anniversary of ...

8:00 PM
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Evelyn Rubenstein Jewish Community Center

Acclaimed author and translator Joel Hoffman gives us the stories that didn't make it into the Bible despite their penetrating insights. Deftly bringing these ancient scriptural texts to life ...

8:00 PM
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Add Music With Friends presents ... to your calendar.

Music With Friends hosts Tony Bennett as the first featured artist of the club's inaugural season. MWF presents musical acts three times a year in the intimate theater that ...

Tuesday November 04, 2014
9:00 AM
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Evelyn Rubenstein Jewish Community Center

The two week celebration of books, arts and culture — which runs from Nov. 1-16 — will host a bevy of author presentations, films,  concerts and a full day of entertainment for ...

5:30 PM
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Add Architecture Center Houston Exhibition ... to your calendar.

Architecture Center Houston

The Women in Architecture Exhibition will spotlight contributions that women have made to the profession and will provide a current snapshot of the changing role of women in architecture and ...

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In conjunction with the 27th annual Día de los Muertos celebration, Lawndale Art Center offers an adult sugar skull class led by artist Amber Eagle. Participants will learn how ...

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The Gaslamp Houston

Be An Angel, Eye Care For Kids, Dec My Room and Kid's Meals are the beneficiaries of this year's event. The venue will be whimsically themed as an ...

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Evelyn Rubenstein Jewish Community Center

By turns harrowing, funny and inspiring, the author meditates on what she's lost — the sound of a whisper, seeing a sky full of stars. And she explores what she ...

6:30 PM
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Add 2014 Treasures of Texas ... to your calendar.

River Oaks Country Club

Mental Health America of Greater Houston has made it a top priority to help youth, families, schools and communities understand and establish effective prevention approaches to help identify mental health ...

7:00 PM
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The Texas Wine School - Westchase

Embark on a journey, led by a local independent international Bordeaux wine educator, through the chateaux and vineyards of this great region and discover the magic that is Bordeaux. James ...

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The Texas Wine School

Do you prefer the youthful exuberance of Napa versus the austerity of Left Bank Bordeaux? But when they age, do they get closer together or further apart? This tasting will ...

7:00 PM
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With his characteristic genius for finding connections between writing and the stuff of our lives, Peter Turchi ventures into new and even more surprising territory. In A Muse and a ...

7:30 PM
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The ancient Greeks called it hamartia — a tragic character flaw that can destroy even the mightiest of humans. This idea is at the core of Shakespeare's magnificent play and ...

7:30 PM
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Quatuor Mosaïques, the most prominent period-instrument quartet performing today, makes its first Houston appearance. The quartet performs Haydn's String Quartet No. 68 in D Minor, Op. 103, H ...

Wednesday November 05, 2014
9:00 AM
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Evelyn Rubenstein Jewish Community Center

The two week celebration of books, arts and culture — which runs from Nov. 1-16 — will host a bevy of author presentations, films,  concerts and a full day of entertainment for ...

10:00 AM
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Julie Rhodes Fashion & Home

Manoosh will celebrate the launch of its brand that combines local artwork with fashion. Guests will enjoy wine and light bites while viewing art in the form of scarves, hand ...

11:00 AM
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Add Recipe for Success Foundation ... to your calendar.

River Oaks Country Club

The perfect prelude to a holiday season of eating, a Harvest Market before lunch features locally made artisan foods, handmade gifts and the latest cookbooks by local authors. The awards ...

11:30 AM
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The Public Relations Society of America's Houston's November luncheon will present Laura Lopez, VP of marketing, communications and public relations at Houston Methodist. This presentation on leadership in ...

1:30 PM
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Add Sketching in the Galleries ... to your calendar.

During Rienzi's open sketching hours, guests are invited to draw from 18th-century decorative arts objects in the Baroque, Rococo and Neoclassical styles. The galleries hold treasures for every artist ...

5:00 PM
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River Oaks Bookstore

Another Day with Her: Lost in a Diagnosis, Understanding Bipolar Disorder details the challenges of loving someone with bipolar disorder, a mental illness that affects millions of people and their ...

5:30 PM
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Harrisburg Studios

Imagination Cinema, created by You(genious), presents the original musical Cold: When Your Heart Becomes a Hole, a sensory deprivation auditory musical experience in which the setting is engulfed with ...

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Deutsch & Deutsch Fine Jewelry and Watches

Houston PetSet is an umbrella organization dedicated to making a difference by providing grants to animal welfare-related nonprofits in Houston. This annual event grants the funds raised by Houston PetSet ...

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Julie Rhodes Fashion & Home

Manoosh will celebrate the launch of its brand that combines local artwork with fashion. Guests will enjoy wine and light bites while viewing art in the form of scarves, hand ...

6:00 PM
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Junior League of Houston

Writers in the Schools (WITS) hosts "A Celebration of Story," an annual benefit and silent auction that supports literacy and imagination. The event features a silent auction — complete with works ...

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Add An evening in Milan ... to your calendar.

The menu features classic Milanese cooking, including Osso Buco Leonardo, named after Leonardo da Vinci, who spent many years living and working in Milan. Restaurateur Tony Vallone has named all ...

6:30 PM
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Add Fall Fashion Night Out ... to your calendar.

Mio-Boutique

Lights Camera Action and Mio-Boutique present Fall Fashion Night Out For a Cause. Come join for light bites while checking out latest fall trends, fashion updates, makeup tips for a ...

7:00 PM
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Winter Street Studios

The event will feature live and silent art auctions, music, cocktails and more. This year's cuisine, provided by Clark Cooper Concepts, will include fare from Ibiza, Brasserie 19, Coppa ...

7:00 PM
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Add Evening with Pamella Roland ... to your calendar.

Bobbie Nau and Elizabeth Anthony owner Julie Roberts host a by-invitation-only evening with Pamella Roland and Jordan Alexander designer Theresa Bruno in support of the American Heart Association. The highlight ...

7:30 PM
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Shepherd School of Music

The Shepherd School Opera presents the Houston premiere of Monteverdi's Baroque setting of Homer's epic. The creative team includes Richard Bado, conductor, and Tara Faircloth, stage director. Sung ...

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How's a queen to keep her head in the middle of a revolution? David Adjmi's modern Queen Marie delights her confidantes with wild whims and inspires her subjects ...

8:00 PM
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Add Tombs in concert to your calendar.

Fitzgerald's

Post-black metal hard-hitters Tombs recently released their newest album, Savage Gold, from Relapse Records. Pitchfork says, "they downshift only to accelerate only to downshift again, every blitz and lurk bound ...

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Violin heavyweight and Houston favorite Joshua Bell returns to Jones Hall for a recital. Bell continues to enchant audiences with his breathtaking virtuosity, tone of sheer beauty and charismatic stage ...

Thursday November 06, 2014
9:00 AM
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United Way of Greater Houston Community Resource Center

United Way of Greater Houston Nonprofit Connection, in partnership with Antioch University's doctorate program, presents this workshop. National research shows that uncivil behaviors are rampant in organizations today. Presenters ...

9:00 AM
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Evelyn Rubenstein Jewish Community Center

The two week celebration of books, arts and culture — which runs from Nov. 1-16 — will host a bevy of author presentations, films,  concerts and a full day of entertainment for ...

10:00 AM
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The Heritage Society at Sam Houston Park

See a dozen of Avril Falgout's expressive and unique sculpted figures of paper mache at The Heritage Society from Nov. 6 through Jan. 17, 2015. Paper in Pieces, Larger ...

10:00 AM
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Add Personal Appearance: Jordan Alexander ... to your calendar.

Jordan Alexander jewelry designer Theresa Bruno will make a personal appearance at Elizabeth Anthony from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Nov. 6.  Often identifiable by its focus ...

10:00 AM
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Historic Downtown Galveston

More than 400,000 motorcyclists and hundreds of vendors will gather in Galveston's historic downtown for a celebration of the finest machines known to man. The event will feature ...

12:00 PM
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Add Personal Appearance: Pamella Roland ... to your calendar.

Fashion designer Pamella Roland will showcase her spring 2015 collection at a trunk show at Elizabeth Anthony on Nov. 6 from noon to 4 p.m.

5:30 PM
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Limb Design

Kick off the holiday season by supporting local Houston vendors while drinking a glass of wine and doing some serious shopping.

6:00 PM
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Brazos Bookstore and Austin's literary publisher A Strange Object team up for a Houston release party for Our Secret Life in the Movies. In this whip-smart fiction debut, authors ...

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River Oaks Country Club

This year's fundraiser puts the spotlight on arts and cultural heritage, with an appropriately Texas twist. The guest of honor will be preeminent chronicler of modern Texas and the ...

6:30 PM
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Enjoy views of downtown's waterfront and the transformational Buffalo Bayou Park.

7:00 PM
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The Barn - Dance Source Performing Arts Space

Dance Source Houston kicks-off its 10th anniversary celebration with a unique fundraising event. The celebration will feature music, food, drink and the debut of Truck Dances. Lydia Hance, artistic director ...

7:00 PM
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The Texas Wine School - Westchase

During this class, guests will taste the most typical wines that Tuscany has to offer. This class has been designed for anyone interested in getting to know more about Tuscan ...

7:30 PM
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Cullen Performance Hall - University of Houston

One of Houston's premier chamber music ensembles, the Fidelis Quartet consists of four Houston Symphony musicians with a keen interest in the quartet repertoire. The members include violinists Rodica ...

7:30 PM
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St. Luke's United Methodist Church

Houston Young Artist Collective presents four Bach cantatas for each solo voice type, accompanied by oboe, flute, strings and continuo. Featured artists include soprano Megan Stapleton, countertenor Sean Stultz, tenor ...

7:30 PM
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How's a queen to keep her head in the middle of a revolution? David Adjmi's modern Queen Marie delights her confidantes with wild whims and inspires her subjects ...

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Evelyn Rubenstein Jewish Community Center

In this eye-opening, witty work of reportage, David Sax, author of Save the Deli, uncovers the world of food trends: Where they come from, how they grow and where they ...

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Add Bobbindoctrin Puppet Theatre and ... to your calendar.

Ten years ago, Bobbindoctrin Puppet Theatre and Two Star Symphony joined forces to produce the dark orchestral comedy Danse Macabre: The Constant Companion. The haunting melodies of Two Star matched ...

8:00 PM
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Improv Houston

Maz Jobrani is not a terrorist, but he's played one on television and in feature films. His new book, I'm Not a Terrorist, But I've Played One ...

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